Pork vs. Lamb — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
The main differences between Pork and Lamb
- Pork has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D, and Phosphorus, however, Lamb has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, and Vitamin B3.
- Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Lamb is 77% higher.
- Lamb has 27 times less Vitamin D than Pork. Pork has 53IU of Vitamin D, while Lamb has 2IU.
- Pork is lower in Saturated Fat.
Food types used in this article are Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Sugar||Equal|
|Lower in Glycemic Index||Equal|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
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Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet||Equal|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet||Equal|